Definition of Porson in English:

Porson

noun

  • 1Attributive Designating a typeface used for classical Greek. Chiefly in "Porson Greek".

  • 2A typeface used for classical Greek, modelled on Porson's handwriting.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From the name of Richard Porson, English classical scholar.

Pronunciation

Porson

/ˈpɔːsn/